jQuery Mobile @ the next SoCal IASA meeting Thursday August 18, 2011 with Robert Altland

The next SoCal IASA chapter meeting will be Thursday August 18, 2011 at Rancho Santiago Community College District, 2323 N. Broadway, Santa Ana. Meeting starts at 7:00 pm, pizza and networking 6:30 pm. Meeting cost is $5 to help us cover the cost of food and beverages. RSVP by emailing to mike.vincent@mvasoftware.com if you plan to attend.

jQuery Mobile

Mobile devices are on the frontier of technology innovation today. Advancements in hardware and software have transformed cellphones into highly specialized handheld computers, capable of running thousands of applications, performing everything from daily tasks to complex functions. Mobile technologies allow businesses to reach their customers more effectively and enable employees to be more productive. Mobile applications come in many different flavors, from native applications written for a specific mobile OS to web sites optimized for viewing on a mobile device to many different ways of combining both into a hybrid application.

Mobile web applications reach a broader audience than native applications, and as such are a very popular choice for businesses looking to create a mobile presence. There are several JavaScript frameworks that can help speed development and provide a consistent experience across different devices and browsers. jQuery Mobile is a popular choice. jQuery Mobile is a touch-friendly web UI development framework that lets you develop mobile web applications that work across smartphones and tablets. In this session you’ll learn how your web development skills translate to the mobile web and how jQuery Mobile can help you build high quality, rich mobile web experiences. Join Robert for an introduction to this framework.

Robert Altland

Based in Irvine, California, Robert Altland is a Principal Consultant with Neudesic, one of Microsoft’s leading .NET professional service firms and Gold Certified Partners. Robert’s career has spanned the spectrum from design to development, which among other things gives him unique insight into the designer/developer workflow of WPF and Silverlight application development. He is an active member of the southern California developer community as a frequent presenter at regional code camps and user groups, where he shares his knowledge and experience with developing WPF, Silverlight and mobile applications.

Ya gotta love what you can do with JQuery…

 

-Ivan

 

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